The Federal Security Service (FSB) in Russia’s Karachay-Cherkessia has detained 5 members of the Takfir wal-Hijra terrorist group. The detained persons were promoting the rejection of national laws and the creation of the so-called caliphate.
The detained persons were actively promoting their radical ideology and recruiting new followers
“At their home addresses and at locations where they conducted clandestine meetings, 45 copies of brochures containing pseudo-religious extremist literature, 10 handwritten notes of lectures by radical preachers, a traumatic pistol converted to fire live ammunition and ammo to go with it, a sawed-off shotgun, a pneumatic pistol, and bladed weapons were uncovered and confiscated,” the FSB Public Relations Center stated.
Using the evidence collected, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation is pressing criminal charges under parts 1 and 2 of Article 282.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (The organization of extremist group activity or participation in it).
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